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Type of Act: Solo
Davie Furey is a singer/songwriter from Co Meath but now based in Co Laois who has been perfecting his craft for the past six years while constantly touring – both home and abroad.
Fusing traditional roots with contemporary folk and rock, Davie Furey’s sound is characterised by storytelling, energy and guitar riffs that beat like a pulse. Davie has drawn on a wide range of inspiration while crafting his own sound. His latest offering, an eleven track album entitled ‘Easy Come Easy Go’ follows his well received 2009 album ‘Out of Your Arms’.
Davie’s knack for a telling a story through song and his ability to engage a crowd have won him support slots with the likes of Glen Hansard, Damien Dempsey, Josh Ritter and John Spillane. Davie recently signed a worldwide publishing deal with AGR-TV/Universal Music Publishing in Germany which will ensure that his music reaches a much wider audience.
Special occasions covered (2hr gig):
21st, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, Ballad event, Wedding
Type of music played: Rock, Folk, Celtic,Country. Depending on the audience,
Sample song list:
Bruce Springsteen, The Dubliners, U2, Christy Moore, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Pearl Jam, REM, Kings of Leon, Paul Simon, Neil Young, CCR, Tom Petty, Thin Lizzy, Elbow, The Beatles Folk Ballads,
Interact with crowd: Yes
Previous venues played:
Hotels, Pubs and theaters all over Ireland. Have played in Europe and America too.
Acoustic, Electric Guitar, Harmonica, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Bodhran, Fiddle
Acoustic gig: Yes
Yes. Full PA
Break/Interval music: Yes